Airlines Say It’s Safe To Fly, Travelers Are Skeptical — Who’s Right?

By Kelly Yamanouchi of the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments.

Atlanta -- For months now, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian has appeared regularly on cable TV news trying to convince the public it is safe to fly.

"Getting on a plane is safer than in a car or getting in an Uber or ride-sharing or any other form of public transportation . . .

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